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Best Treatments for Painful Sunburns

You enjoyed a day at the beach and now have a painful sunburn to show for it. What’s the best treatment for an unexpected sunburn? While nothing will completely take away the pain and redness, there are a variety of treatments that will relieve some of the discomfort you’re feeling. …

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Can Sitting Too Much Kill You?

Does sitting too much increase the risk of dying prematurely? According to a new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, time spent sitting is even more important in determining mortality rate than the amount of structured exercise a person gets. Time Spent Sitting and the Risk of Death …

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Hate Needles?

EMLA is something I only heard about fairly recently, but I so wish I knew about it when I was going through chemo and having to have lots of needles. EMLA is a cream that is a local anesthetic that has been successfully used in UK for 25 years. The cream is available in …

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Bone Health and Breast Cancer

One of the last things you may think about when diagnosed with breast cancer is the health of your bones.  You probably already know the importance of keeping your bones healthy throughout your life, but it becomes especially important after a breast cancer diagnosis. Why?  Certain treatments, such as chemotherapy, can …

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Preparing for Surgery

Dealing with any disease is stressful and challenging. The doctors appointments, medications, and sick days are common fixtures in our lives. Unfortunately with endometriosis, surgery often happens more than once throughout a warrior’s lifetime with the disease. At this point, endometriosis can only be officially diagnosed through a diagnostic laparoscopy. …

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The Breast Cancer Diet

Has it ever occurred to you that there could be a connection between breast cancer and your diet?  Some researchers say that there are two key things in preventing cancer- estrogen regulation and immunity boosting.  Dr. Kristi Funk, MD, founder of The Pink Lotus Breast Center in Beverly Hills, CA says …

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The Other Hepatitis

Click to read part 2 The last of two Hepatitis in my trilogy may surprise you. The first one, Alcoholic Steatohepatitis is a syndrome of progressive inflammatory liver injury caused by long-term or heavy alcohol abuse and is one of the leading causes of cirrhosis in America. This form of …

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